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Gert-Jan Elsen


The Added Value of Gert-Jan Elsen

A criminal investigation can have a significant impact in various ways and be perceived as highly intrusive. Gert-Jan Elsen consistently explores avenues to prevent or minimise the negative consequences of a criminal case for his clients, preferably with minimal publicity.

With over 30 years of experience in law practice, Gert-Jan adeptly translates the facts and relevant industry-specific and technical aspects of a case into practical legal considerations. He comprehensively assesses the interests of his clients and other parties or stakeholders involved in a case. Additionally, he keenly observes external and potential internal (political) sensitivities. His advice is clear and tailored to the client’s desired objectives. Other parties in legal proceedings recognize him as a serious and reliable interlocutor.

Gert-Jan serves as a deputy lawyer-member of the Disciplinary Court and has been teaching economic criminal law for years at the training institute for judges and public prosecutors.

Clients appreciate Gert-Jan’s assistance for several reasons. His analyses are thorough, reducing complex issues to their essence. He realistically weighs pros and cons and clearly outlines strategic (procedural) choices. Moreover, he easily collaborates with individuals at all levels of an organization. His performance is acknowledged in the Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal.
Gert-Jan is a member of the Dutch Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NVSA), the Association for Administrative Law (VAR), and the Association for Environmental Law (VMR).